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Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing
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Publication details
Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing 1849: 415

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrocladus herpesticus (Montagne) Boedeker

Basionym
Conferva herpestica Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Womersley 1984: 184). Lectotype: Hombron s.n.; PC herbier général folder 48 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 672). Notes: Type in Herb. Montagne, PC (Womersely, 1984: 184). Isotype in NY (Leliaert & Coppejans, 2006: 672).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora herpestica (Montagne) Kützing)
Central America: Panama (Fernández-García et al. 2011).

South-west Asia: Abu Dhabi (John 2005), Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), Goa (Pereira & Almeida 2014), India (Rao & Gupta 2015), Kuwait (Al-Yamani et al. 2014), Lebanon (Bitar et al. 2017 ).

Asia: China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov et al. 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Singapore (Pham et al. 2011), Thailand (Coppejans et al. 2011), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: Kermadec Islands (Nelson 2013), Lord Howe Island (Kraft 2007), New Zealand (Broady et al. 2012, Nelson et al. 2014), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Queensland (Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Three Kings Is./Manawatawhi (Nelson 2013), Western Australia (Huisman et al. 2009, Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013).

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 263) via the Suez Canal, being first found at Alexandria and Sallum, Egypt prior to 1948. Now widespread on Libyian, Egyptian and Levantine coast. - (6 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Source of synonymy
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Huisman, J.M. & Leliaert, F. (2015). Cladophorales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 32-67. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka.

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Titlyanova, T.V., Titlyanov, E.A., Xia, B. & Bartsch, I. (2012). New records of benthic marine green algae (Chlorophyta) for the island of Hainan (China). Nova Hedwigia 94: 441-470.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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